What is most remarkable is that he is 89 years old and still active - working with players every day, hitting ground balls to fielders among other things. He looks to be in excellent health, has all his hair, speaks clearly, seems to have a good sense of humor, and is in very high spirits. Many current and past players speak very favorably of him.
The foul pole in right field is named Pesky's Pole because he hit home runs that just made it past the pole (it is 302 feet from the plate and the nearest one in any ball park. And other players joked he couldn't hit them any farther. He did have a very good batting average.
Dirty Water by the Standells played after Red Sox wins.
Down by the River...
Down by the banks of the River Charles
(Oh, that's what's happenin' baby)
That's where you'll find me
Along with lovers, muggers, and thieves.
(Ahh, but they're cool people)
I love that dirty water
'Oh oh, Boston, you're my home